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The story of F1's most successful privateer

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The story of F1's most successful privateer
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Dec 15, 2018, 1:43 PM

Robert Ramsey Campbell Walker listed his occupation as 'Gentleman' - which rather undersold one of the most successful underdog entrants in F1 history.

In the days of my youth, Reader's Digest - to be found in every dentist's waiting room - each month carried a piece entitled 'The Most Unforgettable Character I've Met', and occasionally I have wondered who in my life would best fit that bill. If in the end I would go with my great friend Denis Jenkinson, many others are worthy of consideration, not least Robert Ramsay Campbell Walker, whose passport famously listed his occupation as 'Gentleman'.

"To any who don't know you", I said to him one day, "that smacks of affectation", and he agreed. "I know - but what else could I put? Apart from racing - and the war - I've never done anything..."

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Series Formula 1
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